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    58781 58782 Jamming in some sails work at...

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    Jamming in some sails work at the end of each day keeps the project moving. The main and foresails are now assembled.
    The yards will be trimmed later. The schooner in the...
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    :happy:I studied pictures of yours when planning...

    :happy:I studied pictures of yours when planning mine. I'll probably go back a few more times.

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    My weakness for luggers revealed. Suzanne and I built Agility last year. The new lugger...
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    Yes Vol, the masts will be scratch built. I use...

    Yes Vol, the masts will be scratch built. I use carbon fiber rod and crazy glue. I think it's interesting how the topmasts of the fore and main are on backwards.
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    58735 58736 I've decided that I need a...

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    I've decided that I need a lugger. I downloaded the top picture for sail shape. The hull will be a modified Alligator.

    I have the courses cut out. Next up, cutting out the...
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    Vol, you could always contact someone at the USS...

    Vol, you could always contact someone at the USS Constitution, and explain your project. I'm sure their history folks would love to answer that one.
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    Great pictures, Achim! I am a fan of barques,...

    Great pictures, Achim! I am a fan of barques, and hope for their return to the ocean someday.
  7. Are the 4 starter set ships still available?

    Are the 4 starter set ships still available?
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    Maneuver Card Decks for Sale

    I have acquired a number of Maneuver Decks, Base Cards, and Ship Cards, since I only use the models.

    I'm located in eastern Maryland, USA.
    Buyer will cover shipping costs. I'll use the least...
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    Hi Uwe, I'm working on compiling a list of what I...

    Hi Uwe, I'm working on compiling a list of what I have and what I'd like price-wise. Hopefully it will be up soon in the Trade and Sales section.
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    Sales of Glory question:

    I am acquiring a lot of card decks, ship cards, and base cards that I will never use, as I am just collecting the models. I was curious if it was proper to list them for sale here to help finance my...
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    On spar-deck frigates, the small box separate...

    On spar-deck frigates, the small box separate from the regular damage draw represents the carronades. The regular damage draw boxes have been reduced somewhat from the Hebe strengths since there are...
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    An AAR with 1 Picture

    DeRuyter (Eric) and I met for an afternoon engagement between the Chesapeake and Shannon. It was to be more playtesting of my latest rules tweaks including carronades.

    Wishing to avoid the...
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    58555 In the dramatic conclusion, Saratoga...

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    In the dramatic conclusion, Saratoga gains the upper hand with a solid bow rake. I must have missed a turn of closing and reloading here.

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    Battered and unable to flee, Amphion...
  14. Thread: Anniversary

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    I'll join you for that glass of port, Chris!

    I'll join you for that glass of port, Chris!
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    Sticky: Congratulations, Paul!

    Congratulations, Paul!
  16. Thread: New Transom

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    58509 Here's the last two. I'm not as...

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    Here's the last two. I'm not as satisfied with them. The blue just didn't work as much as I would like, and my white paint got all clumpy on Sirena's transom. Still, I like my windows...
  17. As it played out, Captain Doylee's Lacey Anne...

    As it played out, Captain Doylee's Lacey Anne came through entirely unscathed, since no one was ever in a position to fire on her. Her only casualties were from the volunteers who had a rough time...
  18. It worked! It really worked! At Doylee’s...

    It worked! It really worked! At Doylee’s gesture, the little midshipman hauled for his worth and the signal flag broke out at the main course peak, followed by the Grand Union on the taffrail. At...
  19. 2015 Solo Mission - Our Ships were British Oak by Dobbs

    ‘Our Ships were British Oak, and hearts of oak our men.’

    This is my interpretation of the adventure. I changed the original slightly to continue following the adventures of Captain Winthrop...
  20. Thread: New Transom

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    58479 Two done! 58480

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    Two done!

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    If anyone gives it a try, I'd love to see...

    If anyone gives it a try, I'd love to see pictures posted here.

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    Incidentally, I found that the transoms have to be painted a light color for the decal to show up well.
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    58477 I created this in Paint, then cut and...

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    I created this in Paint, then cut and pasted it into LibreOffice, my free version of Microsoft Office. Once there, I scaled it to 0.31 inches and made multiple copies for clumsy fingers.
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    58470 Success! I'll upload the file later.

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    Success!

    I'll upload the file later.
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    :takecover:Now I just need you to move closer! I...

    :takecover:Now I just need you to move closer! I bought some lacquer earlier today.
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    I like SoG because I feel that it does a good job...

    I like SoG because I feel that it does a good job of recreating the feeling of sailing on a tabletop. Of all the commercially available games, I think it does that the best. I haven't played the...
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